The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 119 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 10 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 2.02% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.52% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £63,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1701 1428 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.54% 80.18% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1271 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (54.55%) Test Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SAS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) QA Manager
1 6 (54.55%) QA Test Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Test Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
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